Posted by Joel Etra on May 09, 2018
 
 
Presiding: President Kathleen
 
 
Invocation: by Gary
See and hear Gary's invocation HERE
 
Fellowship: with Bob
 
 
Birthdays:
  • Joel, 5.10
  • Bob F., 5.14
 
Rotarian Anniversaries:
  • Keith, 7 years
  • Mike Gordon, 34 years
 
Rotarians with guests:
  • Andrew with Jim Konrad
  • John Bolduc brought Susy Hurlbert
 
Visiting Rotarians:
None
 
New member posting:
The Board of Directors has tentatively approved Jim Konrad for membership. If any current Rotarian knows of a reason why the candidate should not become a member, an objection stating the reason must be submitted in writing to the Board of Directors within fourteen (14) days of the date of this posting. E-mail to the President or Secretary may be used. If no objections are filed within that time, the candidate shall be considered elected to membership and a date for formal induction set.
 
Announcementsby President Kathleen:
  • Pres. Kathleen would like some ideas for a Club banner she is putting together.
  • We are participating in the annual Spring workday at the Johnson home on Saturday, May 12 from 8-12
  • DG Trish and PDG Rick are holding a thank you reception to share ideas and build a better future for Rotary on May 24 at the home of Bonnie and Ben Hong 157 Washington St. on May 24. They will be repeating the event on June 7 at the home of Ted and Ruth Rossi, 94 Middle Haddam Rd., East Hampton.
  • Our annual Rose Garden luncheon is scheduled for May 23.
  • The annual change of command ceremony will take place on June 20
  • We are still looking for a location for the storing and sorting of coats. Contact Rodney
  • Next Diversity Day Planning Committee meeting scheduled for June 11.
  • The Rotary Golf Tournament will be played on September 5th, 2018.
  • Please contact Mary Richardson or Kevin Wickless if you have a guest speaker you would like to propose.  We are still looking for an alchemist.
  • The district conference will be June 1-3 in Burlington, Vermont.
  • The Happy Dollars Fund is available for needy recipients. Please contact any member of the committee.
  • The Food Packaging Event will be held on November 10th this year and will be a joint event with the Norwich Sunrise Rotary Club.  Contact Gen Granger for details.
  • Please do not use cell phones or flamethrowers near the door of the meeting room
 
Happy Dollars: with Andy
 
 
 Stan
 
 
Jim
 
 
Mike Gordon
 
 
Gary
 
 
Bill
 
 
Pres. Kathleen
 
 
Mike C.
 
 
 
Auction:
  • Mary with something about beneficial insects which went to Andy G. for 15
  • Kathleen sold a tie tack to Andy for $10And some earrings to Theresa for $20
 
 
Lottery: With Jay
  • Jim K
  • Larry
  • Nancy
…losers all. Better for the rest of us.
 
Program:
Beryl Fishbone spole about Samuel Chester Reed
 
 
The Four Way Test: was led by Pres. Kathleen
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